Shalvi is the founder and executive director of Avney Rosha, the Israeli
Institute for School Leadership. She previously headed the Jerusalem
municipality’s Educational Administration and from 2004 to 2007 served as the
municipality’s deputy executive director and was responsible for all the city’s
social affairs and services departments. From 1987 to 1997, she was principal
of the Givat Gonen Secondary school.
Ms. Shalvi sits on the board of directors of the Khan Theatre and the Taub
Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.
Ms. Shalvi has attended various courses in the fields of education, leadership
and management and was certified to teach humanistic subjects by the Kerem
Institute for Teacher Training.
She holds a BA degree in Jewish thought and Jewish history from the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem, received in 1980, and an MA degree in Educational
Administration and Leadership from Tel Aviv University, received in 2006.
From 2003 to 2008, she was a member of the Initiative for Applied Education
Research steering committee.